Category Archives: entertainment

This week, as we all gather our loved ones and our thoughts to give thanks for all the love and luck we’ve received this year, it’s worth taking some time to look back and really take stock. Every year, to … Continue reading

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This week, I’m excited to announce that I’ll be starting a Parade.com column on a subject very close to my (young-at) heart — teen and YA culture. I’ll be writing about teen books, TV and movies — from my beloved … Continue reading

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Check out this month’s Cosmopolitan magazine for my latest Q&A — a piece on the always lovely, always independent Kelly Clarkson. I caught up with the Grammy-winning singer during her cross-country arena tour last July, when she made a stop … Continue reading

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  Okay, admittedly, the whole Elena ending didn’t come as an uber-shock. But the way it was served up sure was delicious. I’m talking, of course, about The Vampire Diaries, which is no doubt one of the most edge-of-your-seat guilting pleasures … Continue reading

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Lately, I’ve been all about learning how to optimize and grow my small business. But I guess I’m not the only one looking to the late Steve Jobs for a meaningful message these days. According to Steve Jobs’ biographer Carmine … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax takes a place of pride alongside other censored titles — including the Hunger Games, Harry Potter and the Perks of Being A Wallflower — at the American Library Association’s Banned Book Week Read-Out tent at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Which just moved it to the top of our reading list for little Kavya. Continue reading

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Jack Black gets nutty on Yo Gabba Gabba. (Here, sans camel toe.)We all know TV is NOT recommended for kids under 2, right? Right? At least, that’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics has been mandating for the last few years. That doesn’t … Continue reading

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